Airlines offer unusual perks to frequent fliers

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  1. rwoman
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    I did not see this one posted... :)

    USAToday: Airlines offer unusual perks to frequent fliers

     
  2. PhlyingRPh
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    With the exception of the first item, one could almost turn the rest of the list in to a rather nice global mega-do of sorts.

    Start off in NYC with a shave, fly on to RKF, enjoying a Happy Marriage cake en-route. Next stop Brussels - get sloshed. Onward to Latvia for a dogsled ride and then to Finland for a nice sauna. Finally, more spa pampering at the Langham Palace in HKG.
     
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    The airlines love offering these awards and having the media cover them.... because they are horrible redemption values for us.
     
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    I agree that that the exchange rates are "unfavorable" for many, but those who are points-rich might find them more reasonable.
     
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    Article's content is about the same as this one. They missed out on the suborbital flight though!
     
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    386 million miles is that even possible in one lifetime?
     
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    They have to give something for those sheiks to shoot for.
     
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    Anyone know any good EY MRs to get that yacht? ;)
     
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    Spend 193,000,000 USD using the Etihad Guest Above Infinite card.
    I couldn't do it, but somebody in that part of the world probably could.
     
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    You'd have to be the guy cutting the checks on behalf of the Abu Dhabi Sovereign Wealth Fund.
     
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